Episodes

  • Fukuoka Ramen Eating Spree

    Fukuoka Ramen Eating Spree

    Fukuoka is the capitol of TONKOTSU RAMEN and man, do they make it good! Tonkotsu — made from pork bone based soup — is the ramen of choice here and this time, we’ll go on a ramen eating binge from […]

  • Hiroshima Street Food Guide (on Miyajima Island)

    Hiroshima Street Food Guide (on Miyajima Island)

    I hope you’re hungry because we’re about to go on a street food eating binge on Hiroshima’s amazing island, Miyajima. It’s a street food paradise and in this episode we’re going to attack the following foods: ★ Hiroshima Oysters / […]

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    Nara Street Food Guide w/ Extra Mochi

    STREET FOOD! We’re back for more in one of Japan’s most traditional cities, Nara. What was once Japan’s capitol is now a place loaded with delicious street food for humans and deer alike. So, what’s Nara got to offer? I […]

  • Highway through a Building Story ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Highway through a Building Story ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Osaka’s Gate Tower Building is an amazing sight to see because … well, how should I put this? A highway goes through the building. It literally does, and there is a story behind it. In this episode, John not only […]

  • Extreme Airport Snow Removal Team: White Impulse

    Extreme Airport Snow Removal Team: White Impulse

    Aomori Airport has gone to the EXTREME when it comes to snow removal. They’re so good at it that this airport has NEVER HAD A SNOW CANCELATION. Not once despite having the most snow on Japan’s main island. What’s the […]

  • Manhole Craze ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Manhole Craze ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Manhole covers are trending high in Japan and for good reason — they’re stunning! Only in Japan are manholes to cover sewage designed so beautifully that they now make MANHOLE TRADING CARDS! (Travel around Japan and collect them all. They’re […]

  • Japanese School Lunch Menu and Taste Test ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Japanese School Lunch Menu and Taste Test ★ ONLY in JAPAN

    Japan is the king of SCHOOL LUNCHES and in this episode, I find the answer to why — while eating a lot of Japanese school food. School lunches in Japan are world famous for being super healthy and delicious. With […]

  • Gachapon Capsule Toy Experience: Akihabara 360

    Gachapon Capsule Toy Experience: Akihabara 360

    Japanese capsule toy mania is here! So — what’s inside this famous gachapon game center in Akihabara? Join John on a virtual tour and adventure in a shop with hundreds of them stacked to the ceiling. These machines have been […]

  • Christmas Present Vending Machine: Tokyo Gift Shopping Made Simple

    Christmas Present Vending Machine: Tokyo Gift Shopping Made Simple

    Christmas shopping can be stressful – but not today! I’ve found a Japanese Vending Machine that is perfect, making it easy for you to shop and save time — and save money! There are over 650 of these King’s Treasure […]

  • City of Knives and Swords

    City of Knives and Swords

    The Japanese knife is quite simply the best in the world. The place best known for them is Seki (関市) in Gifu where Japanese Samurai swords have been forged for over 700 years. That tradition continues today in its knives […]

  • Iwate Food Field Trip: Legend of Cabbage Man

    Iwate Food Field Trip: Legend of Cabbage Man

    Japan is a country with some of the best food in the world, certainly not exclusive to Tokyo or Osaka! I hope you’re hungry because I’m traveling 550 km north to Iwate Prefecture (岩手県) in the Japanese countryside to stuff […]

  • Tokyo’s Yakitori Alley: Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho 360

    Tokyo’s Yakitori Alley: Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho 360

    One of Tokyo’s most famous food alleys is at Shinjuku’s West gate where loads of yakitori and motsunabe restaurants date back to the late 1940s. It’s a street food paradise where you can see and smell the grilling and frying […]

  • Udon Noodle Eating Spree & Tempura Binge

    Udon Noodle Eating Spree & Tempura Binge

    UDON!! A hot bowl of noddles in Tokyo always hits the spot on a cold day. Instead of ramen, let’s go for UDON, which is both healthier (don’t eat too much tempura!) and more fun to eat. In this episode, […]

  • Inside Dogo Onsen: Japan’s Mystical Bath House Tour

    Inside Dogo Onsen: Japan’s Mystical Bath House Tour

    In Japan, bath houses are everywhere, but none are as mystical as Dogo Onsen. Sure, it’s a place where you get naked with a bunch of strangers to clean yourself and relax in therapeutic waters, but what makes this public […]

  • Japan’s Biggest Dance Party: Tokushima’s Awaodori

    Japan’s Biggest Dance Party: Tokushima’s Awaodori

    Also watch this in Virtual Reality 360 on the new ONLY in JAPAN 360 channel: https://www.youtube.com/ONLYinJAPAN360 The world is full of amazing street parties, music festivals and carnivals! In Japan, there’s this – the AWA ODORI. It’s held annually in […]

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    Awaodori Dance Festival Experience in 360 video★ ONLY in JAPAN 360°

    Welcome to the first 360 VR video for the new ONLY in JAPAN 360 channel! In this episode, we’ll go behind the scenes to JAPAN’S BIGGEST STREET PARTY on the ONLY in JAPAN channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oChi… ★ Walk through the crowd […]

  • Q&A and Tokyo Tour in 360 ★ Why did I come to Japan and make this show?

    Q&A and Tokyo Tour in 360 ★ Why did I come to Japan and make this show?

    Greetings from Tokyo! (Almost) Everything you want to know about John and ONLY In JAPAN. This episode was made for you. John takes you to several places around the city: Shibuya, Tokyo Station, Marunouchi, Harajuku, Omotesando, Yoyogi Park, Odaiba in […]

  • Tottori Sand Dunes: An Adventure in the Japanese Desert

    Tottori Sand Dunes: An Adventure in the Japanese Desert

    Yes, Japan has a desert compete with camels, sane dunes and … a world class art museum with sand sculptures! This time, John heads to this barren wasteland devoid of vending machines for a taste of the Sahara – in […]

  • Japan’s Square Watermelon Exposed: Minecraft Food for Thought

    Japan’s Square Watermelon Exposed: Minecraft Food for Thought

    Zentsuji in Kagawa Prefecture is the home to Japan’s SQUARE WATERMELONS and I travel to Shikoku Island to the very spot where they’ve been producing them for decades. In this Man vs. Nature battle, mankind seems to have won — […]

  • Tokyo Street Food Guide: Shibamata

    Tokyo Street Food Guide: Shibamata

    Tokyo has the image of being the world’s most expensive city, but in this episode, everything is under 500 yen! STREET FOOD in Japan is everywhere especially in Tokyo and a bargain option for those who want to try everything. […]